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By Max W.Wheeler, Alan Yates and Nicolau Dols

Catalan: A complete Grammar is an entire reference consultant to trendy Catalan grammar, proposing an obtainable and systematic description of the fashionable language. it's the merely finished grammar of the language to be had in EnglishThe Grammar displays the present fact of Catalan via acknowledging neighborhood variety and contours Balearic and Valencian kinds along the language utilized in the Barcelona region.The mixed professional wisdom of the writer group guarantees a balanced assurance of contemporary Catalan.Features include:* accomplished assurance of all elements of speech* a wealth of real examples illustrating language issues* cognizance to components of specific trouble for these whose first language is English* complete cross-referencing* certain index.

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Papàs dad rajà pl. rajàs rajah sofà pl. sofàs sofa tarannà pl. tarannàs character xa pl. xas shah abecé pl. ) usually used in pl. calés lolly, cash clixé pl. clixés photographic plate, cliché consomé pl. consomés consommé pagaré pl. pagarés promissory note peroné pl. peronés fibula plaqué pl. plaqués gold or silver plate < previous page page_31 next page > < previous page page_32 next page > Page 32 puré pl. purés purée quinqué pl quinqués oil lamp ximpanzé pl. ximpanzés chimpanzee bebè pl. bebès baby cafè pl.

1 BASIC PLURAL FORMATION RULE The normal pattern for words which end in a consonant or semiconsonant (other than -ç, -s, or -x), or an unstressed vowel (other than -a), consists in the addition of the suffix -s. ) ou → ous eggs crisi → crisis crises got → gots tumblers moto → motos motorbikes arbre → arbres trees etc. g. 1). 2 PLURAL OF WORDS ENDING IN -a Words which end in unstressed -a in the singular replace this with -es in the plural. 3). < previous page page_30 next page > < previous page page_31 next page > Page 31 cama → cames legs psicòloga → psicòlogues (female) psychologists fantasma → fantasmes phantoms llengua → llengües tongues idea → idees ideas taronja → taronges oranges papa → papes popes platja → platges beaches taula → taules tables pasqua → pasqües Christmas period boca → boques mouths plaça → places squares, places etc.

Papàs dad rajà pl. rajàs rajah sofà pl. sofàs sofa tarannà pl. tarannàs character xa pl. xas shah abecé pl. ) usually used in pl. calés lolly, cash clixé pl. clixés photographic plate, cliché consomé pl. consomés consommé pagaré pl. pagarés promissory note peroné pl. peronés fibula plaqué pl. plaqués gold or silver plate < previous page page_31 next page > < previous page page_32 next page > Page 32 puré pl. purés purée quinqué pl quinqués oil lamp ximpanzé pl. ximpanzés chimpanzee bebè pl. bebès baby cafè pl.

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